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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 538–540.
Published: 01 August 2012
... repressive, whereas societies without a state are freer. This essay review asks whether the author shares with states, despite his criticism of them, a paucity of concern for the fates of individuals. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Reviews AN ANARCHIST HISTORY Is It...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2008
... Southern women, feminist to nonfeminist, and religious agnostic to devout Catholic. Higginbotham discusses political theorist C. B. McPherson's idea of “possessive individualism” and its influence on Fox-Genovese's steadfast belief that individual rights derive from society (rather than innate nature) and...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 16–28.
Published: 01 January 2008
... (given their hostility to religion) misunderstand that Evans's stance was not one against female individualism, but rather (given her commitment as a Christian) a stance against the unbridled individualism of modern American society. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 COLUMNS...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 351–379.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Michael Schreyach Barnett Newman professed that a beholder's encounter with his paintings was like meeting another person for the first time. He believed the experience produced the conditions for apprehending an ethical relationship that would entail both the individual's achievement of his or her...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 389–396.
Published: 01 August 2018
... video chat—in keeping with the project’s international, interdisciplinary, and innovative working methods. This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Inside the Humanities Classroom” represents individual perspectives on a dynamic and demanding group project that the participants feel, in...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2019) 25 (1-3): 9–10.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Kwame Anthony Appiah; Joseph Frank; Stanley N. Katz; Jeffrey M. Perl At the founding editor’s invitation in 1991–92, the members of the editorial board and the department editors of Common Knowledge wrote individual and small-group calls for papers to be published in the inaugural issue of Spring...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2019) 25 (1-3): 43.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Stephen Toulmin; Jeffrey M. Perl At the founding editor’s invitation in 1991–92, the members of the editorial board and the department editors of Common Knowledge wrote individual and small-group calls for papers to be published in the inaugural issue of Spring 1992 and the succeeding issue, Fall...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2019) 25 (1-3): 44.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Cornelius Castoriadis; Stanley Cavell; Steven Marcus; Jeffrey M. Perl At the founding editor’s invitation in 1991–92, the members of the editorial board and the department editors of Common Knowledge wrote individual and small-group calls for papers to be published in the inaugural issue of Spring...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2019) 25 (1-3): 122.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Clifford Geertz; Jeffrey M. Perl At the founding editor’s invitation in 1991–92, the members of the editorial board and the department editors of Common Knowledge wrote individual and small-group calls for papers to be published in the inaugural issue of Spring 1992 and the succeeding issue, Fall...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2019) 25 (1-3): 292–320.
Published: 01 April 2019
... transition toward focus on the individual fostered by the Cynics, Epicureans, and Stoics. The suddenness and irruptive nature of this transition cannot be satisfactorily understood as a reflection of political changes alone, but its deeper roots are obscured by the dominance of Plato, Aristotle, and others...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2019) 25 (1-3): 332–338.
Published: 01 April 2019
... to substantiate that “societies do as a rule smother instinctive (along with distinctive) behaviors, but in the process they also as a rule incarnate the least respectable instincts with greater force than individuals can do independently. . . . If even heroism and altruism, let alone standard social...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 269–315.
Published: 01 April 2009
... touches on the role of teaching office of the Catholic Church and the assent (and possibility of dissent) on the part of the faithful. It takes in questions of conscientious objection and unjust laws. It concerns individual conscience and the hope of salvation. It is about voting as sinning. It is about...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 395–411.
Published: 01 August 2009
....” Schopenhauer does indeed say much the same thing as Tolstoy says in his epilogue and elsewhere about history and the will. Each of these authors argues that history is not progressing and that it is not governed by the actions of individual political or military leaders alone, but by the infinitely many...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 472–500.
Published: 01 August 2009
... discourse in certain conflict situations; consensus as the ultimate goal of dialogue. Although Habermas stipulates that the expectation of validity is incumbent upon any authentic exchange, this paper underscores instead the expectation of satisfaction , which compels all individuals seeking to communicate...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2019) 25 (1-3): 339–340.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Paul Feyerabend; Jeffrey M. Perl At the founding editor’s invitation in 1991–92, the members of the editorial board and the department editors of Common Knowledge wrote individual and small-group calls for papers to be published in the inaugural issue of Spring 1992 and the succeeding issue, Fall...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2019) 25 (1-3): 364–377.
Published: 01 April 2019
... generation mythologized the Nazi period as a criminal abyss. If this strategy allowed the government of the Federal Republic to assume legal responsibility for reparation claims, it also served to release individuals from working through their own painful pasts. This stage yielded to a second phase, one of...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 207–224.
Published: 01 April 2017
... in Beaumarchais are not fixed and eternal but evolve in historical time. Figaro himself emerges as a characteristically modern figure, neither noble nor base but mixed, many-sided, energetic, and enterprising, an individual rather than a type, and thus a more realistic representative of Enlightenment...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 117–127.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., later a public institution, originally in Hamburg (in the 1920s) and then in London from 1933 to the present. This essay also explores the various ways in which books have been — and continue to be — acquired by the Warburg Library, including publication (both individual and institutional), donation...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 380–383.
Published: 01 August 2008
... corporately or individually, to begin everything or indeed anything again from scratch. Such presumptions are indeed present in some varieties of contemporary fanaticism, but, more to the point, it is suggested that the feeling of doing something for the first time is the oldest feeling in the world. Duke...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 424–433.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Ingrid D. Rowland Burned at the stake for heresy in Rome in 1600, the Italian philosopher Giordano Bruno was the first modern thinker to propose that the universe contained an infinite number of planetary systems revolving around individual stars. He announced his startling propositions at the...